In expressing my appreciation of the articles appearing...

Regina Daily Star

In expressing my appreciation of the articles appearing in your paper entitled "The Passing Show," generally speaking so entertainingly written, I must take exception to a reference to Christian Science, which appears under this heading in your issue of May 10.

Contrary to the impression conveyed by you, Christian Science and common sense are closely allied. Its teachings are applicable in every environment. And its statement of the truth is not mere rhetoric but demonstrable Science.

Christian Science is based on the simple fact that "like begets like." Its foundation is the First Commandment, and the record of creation as given in the first chapter of Genesis. From the Scriptures it is learned that God is good and is Spirit. It therefore follows that everything God made is good and is spiritual like Himself. This fact is maintained throughout the Scriptures, and Christian Science teaches that this is the fact of existence. It also points out that God's mandate was, "Let there be light." It is plain that mist has not one quality of light, and is dispelled by it; therefore neither the mist which went up from "the earth" nor the sense of creation which followed it could have proceeded from God; and it is this mist or false sense of creation with its discords which is condemned throughout the Scriptures, and which can last only so long as the mist obtains in human consciousness. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, writes on page 130 of the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures": "Christian Science, properly understood, would disabuse thehuman mind of material beliefs which war against spiritual facts; and these material beliefs must be denied and cast out to make place for truth. You cannot add to the contents of a vessel already full." Material beliefs can be cast out wherever one may happen to be, and are being cast out today with results similar to those obtained nineteen hundred years ago by the master Christian and his early followers; but, as with the science of numbers, progress in understanding and demonstration depends upon study and correct application.

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